At any time there’s around one million Australians living and working overseas. Properly preparing for a long stint will make the transition less stressful.
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Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
Volunteering overseas can be a rewarding experience. Read our advice on how to prepare before you go, and stay safe and healthy while you're away.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.